that. >> reporter: but illinois doesn't have the money, anthony, and has actually been closingaving mone prisons to save money, and ist ou hoping that by saving money it can get out of the budget spiral wh where it owes $9 billion in unpaid bills right now.nks, dean. >> mason: dean reynolds ininal c chicago, thanks, dean. criminal charges were filed today against former chicago congressman jesse jackson, jr. prosecutors say he spent $750,000 in campaign money on himself.fu including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents00 jackson spent more than $9,000r this on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds, and that that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy, which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr., as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims.